How Do I Print Only Black and White?

On the properties window, click the Paper/Quality or Features tab, depending on your software. To print using only the black ink cartridge, change one of the following settings depending on what displays. Click Advanced, click Print in Grayscale, and then select Black Ink Only. Click the Black & White button.

Why is there no option to print in color?

Right click your printer and click “Set as default printer.” Check the Printing Preferences > Paper/Quality tab again (Devices and Printer > right-click your printer > Printing Preferences > Paper/Quality tab) and the Color option for B/W and Colored printing should now be there.

Why is my computer only printing in black and white?

Open your printer driver’s Properties dialog (see above) and look for a color option that uses black only. Uncheck it or select an option that enables color. Some color printers have different resolutions for color and black-and-white (usually higher resolution in black-and-white).

How do I change my HP printer from black and white to color?

Click Start, go to Devices and Printers, right-click on the icon for your printer and select “Printing preferences.” There should be a “Color” tab. Look at that and make sure that “Print in Grayscale” is not selected. Click OK.

How do I get my HP printer to print in black and white?

To view more printing settings, on the Layout or Paper/Quality tab, click the Advanced button to open the Advanced Options dialog box. ◦ Print in Grayscale: Allows you to print a black and white document using the black ink only. Select Black Ink Only, and then click OK.

How do I print black and white in Word?

If you have a Word document that contains color text or graphics but you want to print it in black and white or grayscale, you can do so by changing your printer properties. The options you have available depend on the type of printer you have. Click the File tab, and then click Print. Click Printer Properties.

How do I turn off grayscale printing?

Windows 2000/XP/Vista: Right-click the printer icon, then click ‘Printing Preferences’. Windows 98/Me: Right-click the printer icon, then click ‘Properties’. On the Main tab, click on the ‘Grayscale Printing’ check-box to remove the check-mark. Click the ‘OK’ button to save the setting.